Cuba leads way on Ebola effort

BBC World News - 13 hours 51 min ago
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.
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Freed N Korea detainee back in US

BBC World News - 13 hours 59 min ago
A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.
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US airbag recall expands to 7.8m cars

BBC World News - 14 hours 8 min ago
US car safety regulators expand a recall of vehicles with potentially dangerous Takata airbags to 7.8 million, warning that owners should take 'immediate action'.
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Car hits people at Jerusalem station

BBC World News - 14 hours 18 min ago
A car hits a group of pedestrians at a Jerusalem railway station, injuring at least nine, in what Israeli police say is a suspected terrorist attack.
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Oldest modern human DNA analysed

BBC World News - 14 hours 46 min ago
DNA analysis of a 45,000-year-old human has helped scientists pinpoint when our ancestors interbred with Neanderthals.
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Juncker: Migration rules must stay

BBC World News - 15 hours 14 min ago
EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker insists freedom of movement rules cannot be changed, putting him at odds with the UK.
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Police 'let down' sex-risk children

BBC World News - 15 hours 48 min ago
A whistleblower tells the BBC hundreds of people at risk of sexual exploitation in Sheffield were let down by police.
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Tories split over Juncker's Commission

BBC World News - 15 hours 49 min ago
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission
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Hundreds of new sites now 'at risk'

BBC World News - 15 hours 49 min ago
English Heritage adds more than 660 sites, including Eastbourne Pier in Sussex and Cornwall's Greevor Tin Mine, to its at risk register.
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'No rules broken over fans ban'

BBC World News - 15 hours 51 min ago
Uefa says no rules were broken despite fans being at the game between CSKA Moscow and Manchester City.
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Wilko Johnson is 'cancer-free'

BBC World News - 16 hours 6 min ago
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
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Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students

BBC World News - 16 hours 23 min ago
A ban on students kissing in public, imposed by the University of Zimbabwe, is "nonsensical", a student representative tells the BBC.
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Pope praises Bayern after Roma win

BBC World News - 16 hours 28 min ago
Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.
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Special isolation ward for Ebola unveiled

Japan Sci-Tech News - 16 hours 38 min ago
With the Ebola outbreak swiftly spreading in West Africa, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital opened to the press on Wednesday a special isolation ward for highly dangerous infectious diseases. (The Japan News)
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Nikkei’s wild ride – Strap in or jump off?

Japan Economy News - 16 hours 42 min ago
Japan's Nikkei index has taken a rollercoaster ride so far this week, and some analysts believe traders should strap in for more turbulence. (
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Japan logs trade deficit of 958.3 billion yen in Sept.

Japan Economy News - 16 hours 43 min ago
Japan logged a customs-cleared trade deficit of 958.3 billion yen in September, compared with the 943.2-billion-yen deficit a year earlier, the Ministry of Finance said Wednesday. (Jiji Press)
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IRA let down abuse victims - Adams

BBC World News - October 22, 2014 - 23:58
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.
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VIDEO: Orphan baby elephant rescued from well

BBC World News - October 22, 2014 - 23:56
An elephant calf has been air rescued after he fell down a well in the remote region of Milgis Lugga in Northern Kenya.
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Shots fired near Canada parliament

BBC World News - October 22, 2014 - 23:34
Multiple shots have been fired at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, just steps from the nation's parliament.
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Day in pictures: 22 October

BBC World News - October 22, 2014 - 23:33
A selection of news images from around the world
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